With eight weeks of the 2013 college football season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the new coaches and how they have performed so far this year.While every coach wants to win big in his first season, it’s just not possible with some programs. Roster turnover, change in schemes, coaching transition and a lack of talent are four reasons most programs struggle in the first...
Alonzo Harris rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns, and
Louisiana-Lafayette beat Arkansas State 23-7 on Tuesday night for
its fifth consecutive victory.
South Carolina’s trip to Georgia highlights the Week 2 slate in the SEC. Also, Florida heads to South Florida to play at Miami, and Tennessee hosts Western Kentucky in an intriguing battle of first-year head coaches. In addition, two SEC coaches will be facing their former schools — Auburn’s Gus Malzahn plays host to Arkansas State, and Missouri’s Gary Pinkel takes...
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...
Michael Gordon broke off a 91-yard touchdown run and Arkansas
State had four different rushers with over 100 yards in a 62-11
rout of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the season opener for both teams on
Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the offseason is, maybe 35 bowl games isn't too many after all. With college football's new playoff format coming with the 2014 season, this...
Thirty is the new 40. At least in coaching.During the last run through the coaching carousel, five schools hired coaches who had yet to reach their 40th birthday. That included the nation’s youngest coach, P.J. Fleck, who took the Western Michigan job at age 32 with neither head coaching nor coordinator experience.Meanwhile, one 30-something coach, Willie Taggart, took his second head...
The 2013 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Sun Belt teams for this season.
Related Content: Sun Belt Predictions for 2013
Athlon's 2013 All-Sun Belt Team
QB Kolton Browning, ULM
RB Antonio Andrews, Western Kentucky
RB David Oku, Arkansas State
2013 Sun Belt Predictions
1. UL Lafayette
3. Western Kentucky
4. Arkansas State
Two mid-major programs whose success this year cost each of them their head coaches will meet up in the second-to-last bowl game of the season. The matchup between Kent State from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and Arkansas State from the Sun Belt Conference also represents the first game between the two schools, although it’s the Red Wolves’ second straight appearance in the GoDaddy.com...